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Coronavirus: Compliance with social distancing during early stages linked to working memory, study finds

A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences claims compliance in America with social distancing during the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic is linked to working memory. The study, “Working memory capacity predicts individual differences in social-distancing compliance during the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States,” assessed the working memory,… Read More »

Federal agency finds ‘reasonable grounds to believe’ Rick Bright’s whistleblower claims: NYT

Only days after former BARDA chief Rick Bright filed a whistleblower complaint alleging retaliation by the Trump administration, the U.S. Office of the Special Counsel has recommended his temporary reinstatement, the New York Times reports. The agency found “reasonable grounds to believe” HHS officials were retaliating against Bright when they re-assigned him to a new public-private… Read More »

Poorest women’s life expectancy declines, finds report

Life expectancy among women living in the poorest communities in England has declined since 2011, says a report warning of growing health inequalities. Overall, life expectancy growth has stalled over the past decade – for the first time in 100 years. The largest decreases were seen in the most deprived areas of north-east England, while… Read More »